Posts Tagged ‘post mba careers’

Bain & Company’s Keith Bevans Talks About Careers, Life at Bain [Episode 251]

By - Mar 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of the biggest motivations, if not the biggest motivation, for applying to graduate school is career enhancement and achievement of professional goals. For many MBAs and some other graduate students, consulting has irresistible appeal. Today it is my distinct pleasure to have on Admissions...

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Rosy Outlook For MBA Grads

By - May 31, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAC 2015 Corporate Recruiters Survey has found a positive hiring climate for new MBAs, with demand increasing worldwide. Some highlights from the report: •  Worldwide, 84 percent of recruiters plan to hire MBA graduates in 2015, up from 74 percent in 2014. •  75 percent of recruiters...

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How Much Will a Top MBA Earn You?

By - Mar 26, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants released some excellent data last week on the value of an MBA, concluding that b-school grads did very well in 2014 in regards to average salary and bonus. Here are some highlights from the article: • In 2014, Harvard and Stanford grads earned average salaries that exceeded pre-recession...

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How Family Business Applicants Can Win Over MBA Admissions Boards

By - Feb 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Growing up amidst the hubbub of a family business is a unique experience that can shape your character for many years to come. I have worked with many MBA applicants hailing from family businesses, and often found them to have an extraordinary sense of commitment...

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MBA Hiring Expected to Increase in 2015

By - Jan 28, 03:44 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC’s 2014 Year-End Employer Poll Here are some highlights from GMAC’s 2014 Year-End Employer Poll. Spoiler: It’s good news! • 169 employers from 33 countries were interviewed. This is a relatively small sample. • Overall, the job market remains strong for 2015 b-school grads. • 90% of employers that...

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Top 10 B-Schools with the Most Satisfied Graduates

By - May 11, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

Forbes surveyed 17,000 alumni at 100 schools on their satisfaction regarding the following three areas: their current job, their career preparedness, and their MBA education. 4,600 alumni responded. The following ten schools received the highest combined rates of satisfaction: Stanford GSB UC Berkeley Haas Carnegie Mellon Tepper Michigan State...

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MBA Project Search: Matchmaking for MBAs and Businesses

By - Jan 23, 14:27 PM   Comments [0]

You got into b-school, graduated, and now you’ve got to pay back those loans. Enter Dan Mullaney, a McDonough grad and founder of MBA Project Search. Listen to the full recording of the show to learn about MBA Project Search, its origins, how it functions today,...

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How to Create an Effective Post-MBA Career Strategy NOW

By - Jan 5, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Did you know that much of the foundation for securing a job post-MBA is laid even before you step foot into business school? Learn how to jumpstart your career search when you view Career Strategy for MBA Applicants: What You Need to Know...and Do...Before You Arrive...

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Wharton Dean Says ‘Change is Good’

By - Nov 28, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

Like many top MBA programs, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has seen a shift in the career focus of its students. Until just a few years ago, a quarter of Wharton MBAs went to work in investment banking. That figure is closer to 13% of...

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Fewer MBAs Heading to Wall Street

By - Nov 25, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

According to initial employment statistics from Harvard Business School's Class of 2013 MBAs, a record low of 27% headed to the financial services sector after graduation. A recent CNBC article notes that for Ivy League Grads, Wall Sreet is so Last Season, and a...

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